Posts With Tag 'Toby Portner'
Posted on March 24th, 2014 by paularath

The Saturday Swap Party at The Hifi Coop was a fun afternoon and an ideal way to give away clothes. It was so much fun to style attractive women into some of my clothes. Toby Portner scored my Coton de Contonnieres gingham top and navy pants and she also my Christian Lacroix wedges. Maya Portner
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Posted on July 15th, 2013 by paularath

 Hawaii Fashion Month (HFM) planning is moving right along now! As you may know, I am on the Steering Committee for HFM. HFM’s Steering Committee is an ideal mix of private enterprise and government, business and fashion. This was not accidental. Hifi (Hawaii Fashion Incubator) co- founders Toby Portner and Melissa White have worked toward HFM
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Posted on June 24th, 2013 by paularath

Being an honoree of the YWCA’s LeaderLuncheon 2013 was, without doubt, one of the highlights of my life. I was honored along with three outstanding women: Dee Jay Mailer, Lorenn Walker and Dr. Sylvia Yuen. It began many months ago, with a huge surprise, when Jerry actually disabled my car in order to make sure
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Posted on October 19th, 2012 by paularath

Yikes! There’s been a mix up with the dates for the “Off the Cuff” opening reception! It’s not tomorrow night; it’s now scheduled for: Tuesday, October 30 5:30 – 8 p.m. “Off the Cuff” is a collaboration between Fine Art Associates and Hifi, the Hawaii Fashion Incubator. Toby Portner, co-founder of Hifi, described it this
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Posted on October 4th, 2012 by paularath

We tried something new at Palama Settlement yesterday and it was a resounding success. One of the many programs at Palama helping to support our underprivileged youth is called Girls’ Circle. It’s part of a national initiative to boost the self-esteem of middle school-age girls. Girls’  Circle takes place inside public schools in Palama’s neighborhood such
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